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Mendota Heights, MN  55120-1367
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Upcoming events

    • 16 Dec 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Minnesota Genealogy Center - Founders Room

    Sponsored by the MN Canadian Interest Group.

    This month's topic is Holiday Traditions. We will be discussing family holiday traditions passed down through the generations and how we document them in our family history. Please bring recipes, stories, pictures to share. All MGS members are welcome to attend.

    • 16 Dec 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • GoTo Webinar

    Presented by Jen Baldwin, sponsored by the Irish Genealogical Society International.

    Jen Baldwin works for findmypast as Research Specialist and North American Content Manager. Her presentation will help you to make the most of the site's resources by learning best practices and seeing different ways to search the site. She is a renowned presenter who will help you to leverage the site to your greatest advantage in your research. The newest site features will be highlighted. One lucky registrant will receive a free one-year subscription to the site as a door prize.

    To quote Family Tree Magazine (link): Findmypast’s core content is for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, with some coverage of places settled by British Isles emigrants. If you’re researching in these regions, Findmypast is a must-use resource.

    About the Speaker:
    Jen Baldwin has been working in the realm of professional genealogy since 2010 but has been pursuing her family history since she was ten years old, enjoying her grandmother's stories - and her cookies. She is currently the Research Specialist and North American Content Manager for Findmypast. Jen lectures, writes, and consults on a variety of genealogy related topics, and was part of the research team for Genealogy Roadshow, season two on PBS. She is the author of course materials for the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. She is excited to discover unique resources that allow for a different perspective in genealogical research.



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